Heat Warning issued for Lake 88 listening area for Fri. July 5th – Sat. July 6th
Environment Canada has now issued a Heat Warning for the Lake 88 listening area.
They report that the heat event will continue into Saturday.
A hot and humid airmass is expected to remain in place into Saturday.
Daytime maximum temperatures into the low thirties with humidex values near 40 can be expected this afternoon. Overnight minimum temperatures will remain near 20 degrees providing little relief.
On Saturday temperatures will remain near thirty with humidex values in the upper thirties; however with the passage of a cold front, cooler temperatures and lower humidity is expected for the remainder of the weekend.
Extreme heat affects everyone.
The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.
Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.
Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.
Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada broadcast on Lake 88.
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